Clean Skincare Products and Why They Matter

IMG 2495 smallerI blog a lot about food, stress, thoughts and emotions. For this blog, I want to change gears. Today I want to talk about skincare and how what you put on your skin plays a huge role in your health.

This is a subject that often gets overlooked when people embark on their health and wellness journeys. My intention is to put it front and center for each one of you.

Did you know that the skin is considered the body’s largest organ? It has many jobs – protecting us from whatever is outside the body and providing a container for what’s inside. Continue reading “Clean Skincare Products and Why They Matter”

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New at Village Green: Virtue SkinFood

Virtue Skinfood-1aFormerly SkinFood by Rebekah in the Raw, Virtue Skinfood is all about creating quality, nourishing skin care products in small batches. Rebekah started this whole process by trying to find something that would work for her. People noticed her radiant skin and asked what she was using. What followed was Virtue Skinfood, a line of products that uses the wisdom of natural plant medicine and food grade nutrition, so anyone can have a healthier body, inside and out.

Why should you try Virtue SkinFood? Continue reading “New at Village Green: Virtue SkinFood”

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Winter Skin Care for Active People

sleddingIf you love skating, skiing and sledding, then you probably love snow! And although the cold weather is great for all those activities, it can wreak havoc on your skin. Chapped lips, dry skin, and even frostbite are all potential problems for snow-loving folks. So, here are some tips for winter skin care to help you sport soft, glowing skin while enjoying your favorite cold weather activities.

1. Sun protection: Sunscreen isn’t just for hot summer days. Thanks to factors such as sweating and UV-reflecting snow, those who enjoy the slopes may need to be especially sun smart. In fact, our skin may be more susceptible to sunburns on the mountain than on the beach. Continue reading “Winter Skin Care for Active People”

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SophytoPRO® Store Demo: Friday, October 2

sophtyoproIf you missed the store demo we had in August about SophytoPro®’s skin care line, come by Village Green Apothecary this Friday, October 2 to learn more.

SophytoPRO® is a gluten-free, whole-food-based skin care line and has an average of 90% organic ingredients. It is designed to support the skin’s natural environment and encourage its innate restoration and renewal mechanisms. We carry cleansers, moisturizers and serums. Like many of our top-quality practitioner brand supplements, SophytoPRO®  can be purchased only through medical and healthcare professionals, and stores like Village Green, where we have experts on staff. To learn more about SophytoPRO®, come visit us on Friday, October 2, from 2:00 to 6:00 pm for a store demo on these skin care products.

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Our Bloggers

  • Paula Gallagher
    Paula Gallagher
    Paula is a highly qualified and experienced nutrition counselor on the staff at Village Green.
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  • Margo Gladding
    Margo Gladding
    Margo's impressive knowledge base is the result of a unique blend of educational and professional experience.
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  • Dr. Neal Barnard
    Dr. Neal Barnard
    Dr. Barnard leads programs advocating for preventive medicine, good nutrition, and higher ethical standards in research.
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  • Joseph Pizzorno
    Dr. Joseph Pizzorno
    Dr. Joseph Pizzorno, ND is a pioneer of integrative medicine and a leading authority on science-based natural medicine.
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  • Debi Silber
    Debi Silber
    Debi is a registered dietitian with a master’s degree in nutrition, a personal trainer, and whole health coach.
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  • Teri Cochrane
    Teri Cochrane
    Teri is a is a Certified Coach Practitioner with extensive certifications and experience in holistic medicinal practices.
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  • Dr. Rav Ivker
    Dr. Rav Ivker
    Dr. Rav Ivker is a holistic family physician, health educator, and best-selling author.
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  • Susan Levin
    Susan Levin
    Susan writes about the connection between plant-based diets and a reduced risk of chronic diseases.
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  • Rob Brown
    Dr. Rob Brown
    Dr. Brown's blended perspective of healthcare includes a deeply rooted passion for wellness and spiritual exploration.
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